49points

AKG K551

90points

Philips SHB8750NC

86points

Sony MDR-100ABN

55points

Sony MDR-7550

AKG K551
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AKG K551 vs Philips SHB8750NC vs Sony MDR-100ABN vs Sony MDR-7550

AKG K551
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-7550
AKG K551
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-7550

Why is AKG K551 better than Philips SHB8750NC & Sony MDR-100ABN & Sony MDR-7550?

    Why is Philips SHB8750NC better than AKG K551 & Sony MDR-100ABN & Sony MDR-7550?

    • Has an over-the-ear form

    Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than AKG K551 & Philips SHB8750NC & Sony MDR-7550?

      Why is Sony MDR-7550 better than AKG K551 & Philips SHB8750NC & Sony MDR-100ABN?

      • Lowest frequency
        3Hzvs12,10,5Hz
      • Weight
        7gvs305,226,290g
      • Has an in-line control panel
      • Has an in-ear form
      • Cable length
        1.6mvs1.2,1.2,1.2m

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      Design

      1.has stereo speakers
      AKG K551
      Philips SHB8750NC
      Sony MDR-100ABN
      Sony MDR-7550

      Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

      2.has an over-the-ear form
      AKG K551
      Philips SHB8750NC
      Sony MDR-100ABN
      Sony MDR-7550

      Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.

      3.weight

      305g

      226g

      290g

      7g

      Best

      Sony MDR-EX150AP

      3g

      4.has a detachable cable
      AKG K551
      Philips SHB8750NC
      Sony MDR-100ABN
      Sony MDR-7550

      With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

      5.can be folded
      AKG K551
      Philips SHB8750NC
      Sony MDR-100ABN
      Sony MDR-7550

      Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

      6.has an in-ear form
      AKG K551
      Philips SHB8750NC
      Sony MDR-100ABN
      Sony MDR-7550

      The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

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      Sound quality

      1.lowest frequency

      12Hz

      10Hz

      5Hz

      3Hz

      The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

      Best

      Sony MH1CBLK

      1Hz

      2.highest frequency

      28000Hz

      22000Hz

      40000Hz

      28000Hz

      The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

      Best

      Sony MDR-Z1R

      120000Hz

      3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
      AKG K551
      Philips SHB8750NC
      Sony MDR-100ABN
      Sony MDR-7550

      The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

      4.sound pressure level

      114dB/mW

      105dB/mW

      103dB/mW

      108dB/mW

      Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

      Best

      AKG K553 Pro

      144dB/mW

      5.driver unit size

      50mm

      32mm

      40mm

      16mm

      The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

      Best

      Audeze LCD2 Classic

      106mm

      6.has a neodymium magnet
      AKG K551
      Philips SHB8750NC
      Sony MDR-100ABN
      Sony MDR-7550

      Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

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      Power

      1.has a battery level indicator
      AKG K551
      Philips SHB8750NC
      Sony MDR-100ABN
      Sony MDR-7550

      An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

      2.has a rechargeable battery
      AKG K551
      Philips SHB8750NC
      Sony MDR-100ABN
      Sony MDR-7550

      The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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      Connectivity

      1.Can be used wirelessly
      AKG K551
      Philips SHB8750NC
      Sony MDR-100ABN
      Sony MDR-7550

      Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

      2.has a 3.5mm male connector
      AKG K551
      Philips SHB8750NC
      Sony MDR-100ABN
      Sony MDR-7550

      A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

      3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
      AKG K551
      Philips SHB8750NC
      Sony MDR-100ABN
      Sony MDR-7550

      Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

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      Features

      1.control panel placed on a device
      AKG K551
      Philips SHB8750NC
      Sony MDR-100ABN
      Sony MDR-7550

      There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

      2.has an in-line control panel
      AKG K551
      Philips SHB8750NC
      Sony MDR-100ABN
      Sony MDR-7550

      There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

      3.can be used as a headset
      AKG K551
      Philips SHB8750NC
      Sony MDR-100ABN
      Sony MDR-7550

      A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

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